In many ways Larry Summerville is the realization of a dream that began more than 50 years ago. An African-American who studies engineering at The University of Alabama, he walks through doors open to all students. Summerville, a senior in metallurgical and materials engineering who recently won first place for… Read more
The College of Engineering's seven academic departments offer students an outstanding faculty, accredited engineering and computer science programs, and some of the most advanced facilities in the nation.
Numerous research projects offer students opportunities to work with faculty in solving current societal problems and in developing technological resources for the future.
Dr. Kevin Chou, mechanical engineering professor, leads a UA research team exploring, via a NASA grant, whether a type of 3D printing called electronic beam additive manufacturing, or EBAM, can make durable space-vehicle hardware. Working with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the team hopes to advance EBAM, which melts and… Read more
An innovative method for stripping greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide from industrial emissions is potentially cheaper and more efficient than current methods, according to a United States patent based on research by Dr. Jason E. Bara, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at The University of Alabama. Read more
The University of Alabama department of civil, construction and environmental engineering will host a symposium on campus to discuss the future of the field. Read more
To meet growing demand for skilled, creative technology workers, The University of Alabama department of computer science will offer an option to concentrate in software engineering beginning this fall. Read more
More than 170 University of Alabama students during the summer of 2013 received a hands-on educational experience at more than 30 companies and organizations through UA’s Cooperative Education Program. Read more
Dr. Allen S. Parrish, computer science professor and director of the Center for Advanced Public Safety at The University of Alabama, was recognized as a Fellow of CSAB, the lead society for accreditation of degree programs in computer science, information systems, software engineering and information technology. Read more
A University of Alabama engineering professor hopes to swap rare-earth minerals used in electric machines with more abundant substitutes to drive down costs and encourage swifter adoption. Read more
A University of Alabama start-up company developing technology to charge cell phones, and other portable devices, wirelessly advanced today to the finale of a state-wide business competition. Read more
The Center for Advanced Public Safety, or CAPS, at The University of Alabama will host a weather research workshop July 10 to present and evaluate research and applications aimed at enhancing the severe weather warning process. Read more